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18 September 2014 Last updated at 06:28 ET

Scots head to polls for referendumPolling place

Millions of people in Scotland are heading to the polls to vote on whether the country should stay in the UK or become an independent nation.

A polling station in Coulags, Scotland, 2011How to vote in the Scottish referendum

The future of Scotland will be decided in the referendum on independence on 18 September. Here's a brief guide on how to make sure your vote is counted.

TilesDig unearths Roman Army artefacts

Archaeological investigations near Dumfries unearth artefacts relating to the Roman Army's occupation of southern Scotland.



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